The nine-day Championship is expected to draw more than 7,000 athletes from various statutory bodies to compete against each other in 15 sports events. UUM will compete in six events namely football veteran category, futsal, netball, badminton and tenpin bowling both men and women categories.
Therefore, in a bid to boost the morale and as a show of support to the athletes representing the University, a special handing over of the flag ceremony was organised by the Sports Centre yesterday. Present to accept the flag on behalf of Prof. Dr. Abd Razak Yaakub, the Director of the Centre for Foundation Studies cum Head of the UUM contingent was Mr Shafferi Rejab, the Director of the Sports Centre.
The ceremony was officiated by UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak at the Chancellery Briefing Room.
In his speech, the Vice-Chancellor called on the athletes to fight vigorously in an effort to improve the image and reputation of the University.
Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir
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